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The ROUS Foundation

Caplin Rous 2007/07/10 – 2011/01/04

Capybaras are delicate animals, much more so than you would expect from such large creatures, especially given that they are rodents. Continue reading to find out how you can help keep them healthy and happy in captivity. Continue reading “The ROUS Foundation” »

Knew Moan Ya

Something happened to me last month that kept me from writing any blog posts. You should watch the video above to prepare yourself.

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In Memoriam: Joejoe the Capybara Kennedy

It is hard to lose such an enormous personality as Joejoe the Capybara. Arguably, he took over the crown of World’s Most Famous Capybara after Caplin died. As a capybara ambassador, Joejoe was the best, most outgoing, brave, photogenic, and friendly. To say he will be missed is putting it mildly.

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Return of the Tatars

The most beautiful plate in the world!

Skipper’s Post:

This post is a long time coming since my friends from Tatarstan were here at the end of March, but times have been busy. Anyway, look at the truly amazing plate they gave me! I didn’t know that capybaras were so popular in Tatarstan. But of course we are; to know us is to love us. The capy in the center is brilliant, but the design on the rim is also very unique. It is a traditional Tatar pattern. Really beautiful. Continue reading “Return of the Tatars” »

In Memoriam: Dobby Winnick (Part 3)

Dobby shaking

Melanie’s post

No one who hasn’t shared their life with a capybara knows what it is like. No one who hasn’t loved a capybara knows the emptiness of their loss.

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In Memoriam: Dobby Winnick (Part 2)

Life in the fast lane

This post is a continuation of memories of the most unique Dobby Winnick, Feb 14, 2009 – July 9, 2018. Continue reading “In Memoriam: Dobby Winnick (Part 2)” »